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refuge will turn themselves in. find out what led to the end of the occupation. >> recovery high school. this morning local lawmakers are pushing for a safer setting for students who dealt with substance abuchls we'll tell you what he wants to do. good morning and welcome to "nbc 10 news today." i'm vai sikahema. >> and i'm tracy davidson. it's a lot colder with the windchill. bill? >> that's right, tray sichlt it feels like single digits in some spots because of the wind blowing through the area. a live view at center city. look at the winds. 14-mile-an-hour winds, 14 degree. feels like 12 degrees right now in philadelphia. gusts near 30 mile this afternoon. it's never going to feel warm today. bundle up. wilmington, now 7 degrees.
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it's holding at 11 degrees in philadelphia. a cold blustery day. low 20s to start a day at 7:00. we will warm to 27 degrees. that's at 10:00 this morning. look at the wind speeds. they actually increase at 1:00 this afternoon. so even though the temperature is going up, the windchills will stay low. so bundle up this morning. got your neighborhood-by-neighborhood forecast when i'm back in ten. jessica boyington has traffic. jessica. >> you can see no problems if you're headed westbound toward the schuylkill expressway or eastbound. all lanes open and clear for the morning. the p.a. turnpike is doing the same construction project. it's moved out of the way. speeds are way up there into the mid-60s. mass transit for the most part is doing okay. thorn dale is running about ten minutes behind schedule.
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following breaking news out of philadelphia this morning cab driver is recovering after he was stabbed on the job. nbc's matt delucia is live this. matt, what happened? >> reporter: well, tracy, the drive managed to get himself to the hospital. take a look at this video here. here is that driver. he escaped with only minor injuries, a couple of stab wounds to his hand. philadelphia police say it could have been a lot worse. the cab drive picked up a guy just before midnight between south and fourth streets. he went a couple of blocks. 's when the passenger said he had a gun and demanded the driver's money. a knife came out, there was a struggle, and the driver was stabbed twice in the hand.
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>> we're really careful when we pick up passengers for their bags, what's in their hand. >> we're looking at cameras to see if we can find anything that can help us with this robbery/aggravated assault investigation. >> reporter: that cab driver is out of the hospital, you saw with minor injuries there. police are still working on this and trying to find that robber as they continue to comb this cab for evidence. that guy was able to get away with $70 of the cab driver's money. now i'm live in center city, matt delucia, "nbc 10 news." it's 5:03. today a recovery high school will host a pennsylvania lawmaker who's introducing legislation to make those types of schools more accessful to students who need them. take a look at the most recent numbers. their survey estimates that within the last month in pennsylvania, about 9.2% of kids between 12 and 17 used an
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illegal drug, which is about 89,000 kids. the national average is around 9.4%. the bill to be introduced today by state representative jonte lore would create a four-year pilot program for recovery high schools like the bridgeway school. the schools provide help for students who dealt with substance abuse. >> and so recovery high school environment provides a safe haven where they're going to school with other kids who are working on the same issues. >> rebecca bonner who you just saw said many can't afford tuition. it would provide funding for the state and home school district to make it more afford jooablff state lawmakers say these are real problems facing philadelphia schools and putt tg schools in danger. they'll hold a meeting. that's where a maintenance
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worker was severely injured when a boiler exploded last month. no children are hurt. one lawmaker says they'll examine that and a failure to keep other students which forces classes to be canceled in some cases. >> it's five minutes past 5:00. new from overnight a driver crashes a car in fishtown. the sedan hit the north side of the philmore at frank further and east allen street. one of the exit doors was also damaged. there's no word on what caused the crash. this morning we're following breaking news in oregon. fbi agents arrested clive bundy after he flew into portland international airport. he's the father of eamammon bun who's the leader of the protest at the wildlife refuge. the 74-year-old faces charges in connection with a standoff at his ranch in 2014. also breaking this morning the armed occupiering at the oregon wildlife refuge say they will
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turn themselves into police. this comes after agents surrounded the complex last night when one of the protesters rode outside a barricade on an atc. the standoff has been going on for more than a month. pennsylvania attorney general kathleen kane still in office. the state fell four sloets shy of the two-thirds needed to call on the governor to remove kane from her post. her troubles aren't over. they t state voted to authorize its judiciary commit toe to recomme recommend whether kane should be impeached. a cruise ship that took a beating during a winter storm has docked in new jersey and its passengers are safe on solid ground now. the "anthem of the seas" arrived home at cape liberty last night. the ship left on saturday for a seven-day cruz cruise on sunday
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but on sunday it hit rough waters. passengers say they were scared. >> everything was flying open. closets were opening, glass were breaking. it was unbelievable. it was the cruise from help. >> the ntsb is investigating why the catch tan samed into the teekts of that storm. meantime the royal caribbean is offering half price on their next cruise. meanwhile decision 2016. two republicans are out of the rarks governor chris christie and carly fiorina. >> the top republican candidates are already on the ground. jeb bush made a stop at hilton head. ted cruz is speaking. donald trump spoke last night at
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clemson university following his victory at the new hampshire primary. he told that crowd he was a candidate who could win south carolina and beyond. >> it's going to be such an unbelievable week and a half. i'm going to be with you almost all the time. >> trump also said he would easily beat hillary clinton in a presidential contest. south carolina's primary is next for republicans on february 20th. that same day democrats will face off in nevada. eight m.i.p.s after 5:00. if you're getting ready to step out the door, you will feel a cold blast this morning. gusty winds are already topping 20 miles an hour and will likely get stronger during the day today. cold today, bitter cold this weekend with another round of cold and strong winds. right now, it just droppied to 9 degrees. skies are mostly clear but
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occasional clouds will blow through on that wind that is working up the flags on the aramark building in center city and making it feel colder. winds gusting to 24 miles an hour in philadelphia. everyone's feeling the wind and everyone's going to see a limited warmup this afternoon. 17 degrees for mount mt. pocono. with the wind blowing at the warmest time of day, these temperatures will feel like they're in the teens. even aet the shore where the winds will be stronger and the temperatures will be higher, we'll stay below freezing all day long. bundle up today and get ready for an even colder weekend. we've got the seven-day forecast when i come back in ten.
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all right. almost 5:10 this thursday morning. time to get a check on traffic. >> what are we seeing, jessica? >> we're doing better than we have the beginning part of the week number problems or delays here yet. this is typically one of the first busts that typically gets jammed up. but we have another hour for that or so. here, a 12 mi 128 12-minute trip. ta t garden state dealing with construction. ramp closure. exit 36 is closed. that will be out there up till 6:00 this morning. we'll update you as soon as it becomes open again. dealing with no problems in either direction on either roadway. mass transit is on the way.
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you'll want to check before you go. >> it's ten after 5:00. a cost-saving but controversial move is final official coming to an end. we'll tell you about mayor jim kenney's decision to change fire-fighting tragedies in the city. hear the new details about a college student now dying nosed with a zika virus here in our area.
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philadelphia's monsignor william lynn could ask for a stay again. lynn has been in and out of prison as appeals courts have split on whether his conviction is valid. he's the first church supervise e ever charged over his role in the alleged coverup of child sex abuse by priests. lynn who's currently in prison has served two years of a three- to six-year prison sentence. it's happening on capitol hill. the cdc will testify on the threat of the zika virus. there's worries over bringing it into the u.s. and president obama's request for $2 billion to combat the zika virus. it's linked to severe birth defects. >> a university student has
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contracted the zika virus. the student is okay now and there's no threat to other students. on tuesday doctors diagnosed two women with zika. it's unclear if the lehigh university student is one. the borgata follows through on its promise not to make its $700 million tax bill. it can with hold taxes while it settles the case. atlantic city owes borgata more than $170 mill in tax appeals. the mayor says it doesn't have the money and is in danger pof declaring bankruptcy. it's the largest employer and has paying nearly half a billion in taxeser of the years. >> philadelphia has a new shipping service which means more fresh produce with reduced travel time and hundreds of jobs. it will now be part of a new weekly trade line. ships will run from two ports in
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mexico directly to philadelphia. the new service will add 100 jobs to the marine terminal. officials say access to mexican grown goods is the biggest  benefit. >> california is in the market certain times of the year, florida, so a lot of the importers and retailers here, they source from overseas more and more these days. mexico being right next door literally, it's a good opportunity to have good products. >> officials say it adds 300 to 400 trucking and warehousing jobs. a church in camden county targeted by a thief would rather talk to him than file charges. leaders at the universal unitarian church say someone stole its "black lives matter" sign. church officials say they're willing to talk to the suspect. >> when someone comes in the middle of the night to steal a sign, that's a way they don't
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want to talk it. we want to have a conversation. >> the chur lch hold a public forum later this month to talk about the "black lives matter" movement. u.s. defense officials say the satellite that they put into orbit appears not to be transmitting but u.s. officials are concerned because the wakts of the satellite is double what north korea had previously been able to launch. meanwhile a plane crashed into the side of a mountain killing two sheriff's deputies. the deputies had just finished helping officers on a ground arresting an around suspect before the plane went down in fresno. officers say it's too early to tell what caused the crash. the parachutes on board the aircraft were not deployed. 5:17. let's take a look at your drive. >> by that, we mean jessica boyington is look at it. jessica? >> that's rye. we don't have any delays so
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fafrmt we did have an accident in the 4:00 hour but since then we've been pretty clear for the most part on our majors. the schuylkill around route 202, you can see no problems. moves nicely. still a 13-minute trip. so if you're heading into center city, you'll be fine. there is construction on valley forge road. that's closed until 6:00 a.m. with that ongoing construction project and lane restrictions as well. now the area bridges all week have been dealing with speed restrictions. they were down to 35 miles an hour due to slimry conditions. normal and clear. no problems. i checked in with the burlington bristol and the tacony-palmyra, i'll have an update for you in the next ten. 18 minutes after 5:00. the temperatures have really come down overnight and the wind is blowing to make it feel've
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colder. you'll need to layer up this morning as the first round of cold is coming our way over the next several days. already 24 degrees as expected. look at the wind, 14 miles an hour gusting to 24 miles an hour. it's cold outside. that's alive view from center city. you see the flags blowing. the temperatures have come down. now it's 18 degrees in doylestown. wilmington is at 21. and they're all in the low 20s. eagleville, 19 degrees along with the airport. bundle up. you will see sunshine but there will be clouds blowing through. you seen that already this morning. flurries are possible but other than that we're not expecting any wet weather but do expect we'll have to bundle up all day long. despite temperatures climbing a
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bit, wheel be in the middle to upper 20s this afternoon. the cold blowing winds will be gusting to 30 miles an hour. a little less windy tomorrow. still cold. 18 in the morning. 31 in the afternoon. then for saturday, another blast of cold. 22 if the morning, 13 in the afternoon. the temperatures actually drop as the day depose on. then they plummet sunday morning. record low tying temperature of 2 degrees with the wind blowing sunday morning could feel like 20 degrees below zero in the city. then as we head into next week, the temperatures will be climbing but wet weather moves in later, monday, tuesday, and wednesday. >> thank you, bill. 20 minutes after 5:00. we'll have new video you'll only see on nbc 10. a mom and her kids are involved in a hit-and-run in south philadelphia. we'll update you and what police are looking for. plus taking to the streets. we'll tell wow why thousands of
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taxi drivers plan to protest outside philly's city hall today.
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♪ i was on my way to work, the next thing you know, i was on the ground. ♪ the trash truck ran over both my legs. ♪ i had sixteen surgeries. ♪ i don't sleep through the night unless i have my medicine. ♪ my medical bills was piling up. my employer stopped paying me. pond lehocky has put me back together. ♪ it's 5:23 on this thursday morning. they have a rally planned in front of city hall this afternoon. the philadelphia cab association argues that uber x has been operating in the city illegally for the past two years with no oversight. cab drivers in philadelphia have been holding protests for more than a year now.
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well, the dow and the s&p 500 are in their longest losing stretch in months, so what can investors expect on wall street today? lab don d landon dowdy is here with predictions on this morning's cnbc news. >> hi, there, tracy. futures are lower this morning and european markets are deep in the red on continued concerns about the health of the region. oil is also waging on stocks. chair yellen is back on capitol hill. she announced the slowdown but said it's possible feds raises interest rates again this year. closing down to 15,914. the nasdaq edging at 4283. it's that time of year. you still have time to find a perfect present for your significant others. 1-800-flowers is offering 20%
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off arrangements and candy. amazon has a limited time rate. and cordoba, if you kiss someone at the register, you can get a second meal for free. sounds luke a cute date. >> a very cute date. landon dowdy at cnbc, thanks. 5:25 and a colder start to the morning. we're at 23 degrees. the wind is blowing. look at the banners. those winds are already gusting to more than 20 miles an hour. get ready to bundle up as you're heading out the door. let's get a look at trachlffic. >> these are the slimly spots. route 9, still no problems. i'll have updates for you on your morning drive when i come
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back at 5:30. >> reporter: i'm drew smith live at a college in montgomery county where a hundred students got sick. we'll explain what the school is doing today to stop the bug from spreading. >> plus justified. pennsylvania turnpike officials are explaining why they decided to leave hundreds stranded during a blizzard. hear why they believe it was the right decision.
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we're follow break news. a cab driver fights off a customer who stabs him. health officials are trying to figure out how nearly 100 of its students got sick. a cold and windy start. the entire area will be below freezing and right now some parts are dealing with windchills below zero. it's 5:30, and don't let that 24 degree on the screen fool you because it feels colder than that. good morning, welcome to "nbc 10 news today." i'm tracy davidson. >> let's bring in meteorologist bill henley. bill, we're not getting out of the 20s. >> no, no. the temperatures will feel colder. the pocono mountains, this is a live view from shawnee.
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they've got the snow-making equipment going. it's blowing past some of the slopes this morning. in philadelphia, 2450i9s degrees with winds gusting to 24 miles an hour in the mountains. it's a 24-mile-an-hour wind matching that at the airport. just a bit stronger in wilmington. the wind, the temperatures, five below is what it feels like. nine for pottstown and reading. feels like 7 degrees. the wind will be here through the day. steady this morning at 7:00. 23 degrees. the wind at 16 miles an hour. that's at 10:00. the temperature will inch up but the temperature goes up and so does the wind speed, so that's going might feel just as cold this afternoon as it does in many spot this morning. i'll go through the forecast neighborhood by neighborhood. jessica boyington is watching first alert traffic. jessie. >> good morning. no backups there and noel

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